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The adventurous British band put down their guitars for a weird lounge music detour
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Our take on the seventh album from the emo-poppers
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Deluxe, rarities-filled packages for serious collectors, die-hard completists and fans of Elvis, Bowie, Dylan, Weird Al – and even Freddy Krueger
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